Did you know that the Apollo 8 mission orbited the moon on Christmas Eve of 1968? The astronauts sent a live broadcast that was the most watched television ever! This fun, seasonal product engages your students in learning all about this bit of fascinating Christmas history. The product includes a one-page informational reading at two levels. There are also two levels of comprehension questions. Fun facts, extended learning, coloring pages, and photograph slides complete this engaging history and science lesson. Just in time for the holidays, enjoy this bit of Christmas history with your students!
I included two levels of reading and comprehension questions. These could be used with different students in your class or with different grade levels. I also included fun facts and a wordsearch that all levels can enjoy!
There are color photographs to help students see and understand the Apollo 8 mission. These are included in the PDF but can be projected as slides. I also included three space themed coloring pages. However, these were found free online so feel free to find and add more.
This activity pack is perfect for learning about space travel and the Apollo missions. However, it is also perfect for a bit of Christmas history and trivia! Use it in December as part of history, science, or reading. Let me know how it goes!